The accused include her father, Samajwadi Party (SP) district president Tilak Yadav, SP city president Rajesh Jain Jojhiya, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) district president Deepak Ahirwar and others.
Lucknow: Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Tuesday reacted sharply to the Congress pledge to ensure minimum income for the poor and termed the announcement a “cruel joke” that has left the “entire nation stunned and suspicious”. In a statement, the 63-year-old leader said the announcement by Congress President Rahul Gandhi in Chhattisgarh on […]
New Delhi: The National Commission for Women (NCW) on Monday sent a notice to BJP MLA Sadhana Singh for her disparaging remarks against Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati. Singh, who represents Mughalsarai in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly, at a rally on Saturday called Mayawati “worse than a transgender” and accused her of being an […]
New Delhi: The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) has decided to extend support to the Congress in Madhya Pradesh where the latter emerged as the single largest party but fell short of majority by two seats, party chief Mayawati said here on Wednesday. She said the BSP would also support the Congress in Rajasthan to keep […]
Lucknow: Former Member of the Legislative Council (MLC) Mukul Upadhyaya on Friday alleged that the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati had sought money to give him the Lok Sabha ticket from Aligarh, a charge refuted by the BSP. Hours after he was expelled from the party, he said the four-time chief minister had sought […]
New Delhi: Bahujan Samaj Party leader Mayawati on Tuesday quit the Rajya Sabha, hours after she threatened to resign after she was stopped from speaking for more than three minutes in the house on atrocities on Dalits.
New Delhi: Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Tuesday threatened to resign from the Rajya Sabha after she was not allowed to raise the issue of atrocities on Dalits. “I have come to this House to be the voice of the Dalits and backwards — to raise their issues. But when I am not […]
Lucknow: Expelled Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Naseemuddin Siddiqui floated his new political party – Rashtriya Bahaman Morcha on Saturday. Siddiqui, at one time the closest confidante of Mayawati, said that his new party would follow the ideals of Dr B.R. Ambedkar and BSP founder Kanshiram. He also alleged that the BSP had deviated from […]
Lucknow: Expelled Bahujan Samaj Party leader Naseemuddin Siddiqui met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday and requested that the Z security cover provided to him be continued. In the 15-minute-long meeting, Siddiqui, who was thrown out of the BSP by Mayawati last week and subsequently released a series of audio tapes of his […]
New Delhi: An all party meeting with the Election Commission on the issue of alleged EVM tampering began here on Friday. Representatives of seven national parties and 48 state parties were invited by the poll panel for the meeting at the Constitution Club, to reassure the parties that Electronic Voting Machines cannot be tampered with […]
Lucknow: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday scored a landslide victory in Uttar Pradesh in a major boost to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, halfway through his first term, and decimated rivals, the Samajwadi Party-Congress alliance and the BSP. Riding on the Modi wave, the BJP swept to an unprecedented two-thirds majority winning a whopping […]
Lucknow: In a sign that she is ready to embrace changing times and politics, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Wednesday announced that she will be active on social media, a party statement said. She joined Twitter on January 22 and her first tweet said: “Hello, brothers and sisters. With due respect let me […]
Lucknow: Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Wednesday said she will not contest the Lok Sabha elections. “Keeping in mind the current political situation, I have decided not to contest the Lok Sabha elections,” Mayawati told the media.
Bengaluru: The Congress on Saturday expelled two party members for contesting against official candidates it fielded jointly with ruling coalition partner Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) in two Karnataka Lok Sabha seats. “Rebel candidates Amrith Shenoy and Shanul Haq have been expelled from the party for contesting against official candidates in Udupi-Chickmagalur and Bidar parliamentary seats,” Congress […]
Lucknow: The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on Sunday released its fourth list of 16 candidates to contest the Lok Sabha polls from Uttar Pradesh. From Gazipur, the BSP has fielded sitting MP Afzal Ansari against the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) Manoj Sinha, who is also the Minister of State for Railways. The party has given the […]
Amethi: As his constituency Amethi went to the polls on Monday, Congress President Rahul Gandhi was conspicuous by his absence, providing a handle to his rival Smriti Irani of the BJP to declare him a “missing MP”. Gandhi, a sitting member of the Lok Sabha from this high profile constituency of Uttar Pradesh, is seeking re-election […]
New Delhi: A set of Lok Sabha seats which are expected to be closely contested is turning out to be the big variable ahead of the counting of votes on Thursday. These comprise at least 78 seats where the gap in vote share is likely to be less than 3 per cent, according to an India […]
Jaipur: With uncertainty looming over Rahul Gandhi continuing as Congress President, there is speculation that Sachin Pilot too may quit as Deputy Chief Minister and state Congress chief along with his team of MLAs, in case Gandhi quits his post. Party sources say Rahul Gandhi was instrumental in making Pilot as the state Congress chief […]
Lucknow: Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) President Mayawati has removed the election coordinators of six states and state Presidents of two states, ostensibly for the poor showing in the Lok Sabha battle. The BSP chief has removed the coordinators of Uttarakhand, Bihar, Jharkhand, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Odisha. She has also removed the state Presidents of Delhi […]
Lucknow: Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) President Mayawati on Thursday mounted a scathing attack on the Narendra Modi government over the unemployment rate which has risen to a 45-year-high at 6.1 per cent. In a series of tweets, Mayawati said: “Just after the Lok Sabha elections, the Labour Ministry has confirmed that the unemployment rate has […]